By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– It’s been over a week and the search is continuing for 12-year-old Kyrin Carter, who has autism and was last seen at a Best Western Hotel in Hammond, Indiana.

Carter was last seen around 12:30 p.m. May 15 at the Best Western Hotel near 179th Street and Cline Avenue. A flyer  indicates Kyrin could be in danger and in need of medical attention.

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He and his family are in town from Kansas City, Missouri to visit family. Authorities have utilized every resource including K9s, drones, helicopters, ATV’s, and ground and water crews.

Hundreds of volunteers have been involved in the search.

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Kyrin Carter

If you spot him, do not approach him because he could become frightened. Maintain visual contact with him and call 911 immediately.

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He is a Black male with light skin, wearing blue shorts, a blue short-sleeve shirt, and no shoes.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff